504 Matheson Place, Cary, North Carolina 27511.

919.602.2209 / 919.655.4168



Yelverton’s Family Services, Inc.

Raleigh, NC

November 2011 – To present


Bilingual Associate Professional


·         Participate in the person-centered planning process.

·         Assist with implementing a home-based behavioral support plan with the youth and his or her caregivers as indicated in the Person Centered Plan.

·         Provide psycho-education as indicated in the Person Centered Plan.

·         Assist the team leader in monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions, as evidenced by symptom reduction and progress toward goals identified in the Person Centered Plan.

·         Assist with crisis interventions.

·         Assist the team leader in consulting with identified providers, engaging community and natural supports, and including their input in the person-centered planning process.

·         Document services according to State guidelines, service requirements, and agency requirements.



InterAct of Wake County

Raleigh, NC

August 2011 – October 2011


Interim Bilingual Counselor


·         Conducted counseling sessions with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

·         Made appropriated referrals based on needs assessment.

·         Created and up kept clients files and notes.

·         Participated in team meeting and case staffing.

·         Co-facilitated Domestic Violence Psycho-educational Group.



InterAct of Wake County                            

Raleigh, NC

March 2011 – August 2011




·         Received extensive training pertaining to crisis interventions to serve domestic violence and sexual assault population.

·         Observed and conducted counseling sessions.

·         Co-facilitated court ordered PEACE group

·         Created and updated client’s files and notes.

·         Staffed cases and made mock diagnostics impressions under direct clinical supervision.

·         Applied principles of several models of behavior, person-centered and reality therapies with in the context of crisis intervention.

·         Made appropriate referrals according to client’s immediate needs.

·         Received weekly supervision.





Hillsborough , NC

August 2010 – February 2011




·         Observed a child therapist as she implemented techniques of Child Parent Interaction Therapy.

·         Employed few strategies from Play Therapy, under direct supervision.

·         Observed, assessed and made recommendations for a child with special needs.

·         Observed and co facilitated Psycho-educational Group for Hispanic families. 

·         Examined notes from child therapist at the site and participated in case staffing.

·         Made diagnostic suggestions under direct supervision.

·         Observed completion of intakes done by a licensed bilingual clinician.



Wilsons Mills Elementary School              
Wilsons Mills, NC


August 2006 - 2010

Kindergarten Teacher


·        Performed  teaching duties, prepared  weekly lesson plans, conducted monthly assessments, scheduled and prepared parent/ teacher conferences, attended weekly grade level meetings, served as interpreter as needed for parents and staff.



Method Child Development Center

Raleigh, NC                   

Sept 2005 - 2006


More at Four Lead Teacher


·         Implemented developmentally appropriate lessons utilizing OWL Curriculum.

·         Performed on-going student assessment utilizing Creative Curriculum tools and guidelines.

·         Scheduled, prepared and lead parent meetings.

·         Advocated for students with special needs and cooperated with IEP goals setting.

·         Successfully implemented intervention plan for student to attend Special Education Classes.



Chapel Hill Training Outreach Program

Orange County Head Start/Early Start

 June 2004 – August 2005


Bilingual Family Service Coordinator


·         Performed recruitment, selection and enrollment functions according to program’s guidelines.

·         Oriented parents to agency policies and program design.

·         Provided assistance for identified family's needs, referred them to Community's services agencies and followed up to ensure their needs were met.

·         Planned, conducted and coordinated parent meetings.

·         Assisted fellow staff and teachers to carry out programmatic decisions to implement the Head Start Program.

·         Recorded and monitored attendance, family/child files and updated in- kind documentation and parent meeting records.

·         Served as Spanish/English Interpreter for children, parents and staff as needed.



Method Child Development Center

Raleigh, NC

August 2003 – June 2004


More at Four Lead Teacher


·         Planned developmentally appropriate lessons utilizing Creative Curriculum.

·         Performed on-going student assessment and implemented intervention plan.

·         Scheduled and prepared parent meetings.

·         Prepared and implemented Spanish lessons; presented it in a fun and motivated environment.



Adventist Christian Academy

Raleigh, NC

August 1998 - 2003




3rd & 4th multiage class: August 1998 - May 1999.   Pre-K/Kindergarten: August 1999 - May 2003

·         Planned weekly lessons utilizing an integrated curriculum.

·         Prepared monthly schedule for extra activities linked to curriculum.

·         Implemented classroom newsletter.

·         Supervised lunch, playtime, and PE.

·         Facilitated a learning environment for a child with special needs.

·         Prepared weekly lessons with a variation for multiage needs classroom.

·         Spanish/English translator for children, parents and staff as needed.




M.S in Mental Health Counseling

Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

August 2011

B.A. in Education

Senator Flaquer University

Sao Paulo, Brazil

December 1992



NBCC - National Board Certified Counselor

NCLPCA-NC Licensed Professional Counselor Associate #  A9305

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

K-6 Elementary School Teacher

Expires 2017

Expires 2013

Expires 2012



Medical Mission Trip Translator

March 2006

Co-facilitate PEACE group for InterAct of Wake County

September 2011



Member of American Counseling Association




Teacher of the year nominee - Flame for Learning Award



Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International -Chi Sigma Iota – Walden University Omega Zeta Chapter



References available upon request